FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Fisheries resources

  • A cooperation project to add value to local food products

    19/07/2018
    - Cooperation Idea
    The Saint-Brieuc LEADER LAG and FLAG want to foster economic and tourism development in their area by making local products a lever to create tools for tourism, attract new visitors, improve the area's profile and enable local actors to work together. Through this cooperation project, the Saint-Brieuc LEADER LAG and FLAG aim to build, share and find development opportunities with its future partners; doing better together by drawing on shared experiences and good practices.
  • North Thames FLAG --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020--

    27/06/2018
    - FLAG Factsheet
    --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020-- The FLAG area covers the North Thames from Thurrock to Shoeburyness in Essex and is based around the port at Leigh-on-Sea. The port is the first when travelling up the Thames from London and has significant cultural importance in the area, attracting tourists from all over South East England. The major fisheries industry in Leigh-on-Sea is the cockle fishery which dominates much of the port. However, there are also several trawlers targeting mixed fisheries in the Greater Thames and Southern North Sea areas
  • Protecting the fish resources of Ventspils

    26/06/2018
    - Good Practice Project
    A volunteer association of professional and recreational fishermen obtains support to combat illegal fishing and better monitor local fish stocks.
  • Vakava, a network for underused fish species

    25/06/2018
    - Good Practice Short Story
    By finding commercial outlets for certain fish species, especially those that tend to overpopulate, this project aims to ensure better local resource management, improving the image of undervalued species and reducing eutrophication in Finnish lakes.
  • Orchestrating a new Marine Protected Area

    25/06/2018
    - Good Practice Short Story
    In collaboration with WWF Spain, and levering in funding from UP 1 of the EMFF, the Cádiz Estrecho FLAG is setting up an MPA to ensure the sustainable future of its natural environment and fisheries. While the fisheries of Cádiz have always been proactive in the protection of natural resources, further measures were deemed necessary to sufficiently protect the area’s marine environment.
  • Managing discards: lessons from an artisanal fishing fleet

    22/06/2018
    - Good Practice Short Story
    This FLAG project assesses the challenges of managing the discards produced by the artisanal fishing fleet in the Pontevedra Estuary, Spain. The project clarifies the impact new EU landing obligations will have on the fleet and outlines the future implications and consequences of the measures when they come into force.
  • Brac FLAG

    14/06/2018
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The FLAG area covers the island of Brač and its surrounding waters. Brač is an island in the Adriatic Sea, Croatia. With an area of 396km2, it the largest island in Dalmatia and the third largest in the Adriatic.
  • Mediterranean resource management and adding value

    17/04/2018
    - News
    Thanks to the collaboration between two FLAGs, French and Italian fishing and shellfish operators will be improving their capacity to adapt their activities to environmental and market trends, ensuring the economic viability of Mediterranean fisheries.
  • Keeping FLAGs in action between programming periods

    11/04/2018
    - Good Practice Method
    Η Περιφερειακή Κυβέρνηση της Γαλικίας αποτελεί ένα εμπνευσμένο παράδειγμα του τρόπου με τον οποίο μπορεί να σχεδιαστεί η υλοποίηση της Τοπικής Ανάπτυξης με Πρωτοβουλία Τοπικών Κοινοτήτων (ΤΑΠΤΟΚ) εκ των προτέρων, προκειμένου να διασφαλίζεται ότι οι FLAG παραμένουν λειτουργικές από τη μια προγραμματική περίοδο έως την επόμενη. Αυτό βοήθησε να διατηρηθεί η τοπική δυναμική και η αξιοπιστία που οικοδομήθηκε από τις FLAG και να διασφαλιστεί ότι τα κονδύλια θα είναι γρήγορα διαθέσιμα για νέα έργα κατά τη νέα περίοδο.
  • Shetland Islands FLAG --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020--

    17/01/2018
    - FLAG Factsheet
    --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020-- Shetland is an island archipelago located 340 km north of Aberdeen and 362 km west of Bergen, Norway. It consists of over 100 islands and islets of which 16 are inhabited.